Research and Development

Our future growth relies on competitiveness and innovation

What we do

In R&D, we investigate and advance new logistics and automated solutions in response to the challenges of an increasingly dynamic world. Not only is the scale of our installations expanding rapidly, but the standards of quality are being constantly taken to a higher level.

R&D plays a major role in the continuous improvement of new and highly innovative technologies across all of our market segments. This means creating new concepts and studies, defining the architecture, integrating numerous technologies within a single product, and testing the end result.

When necessary, we also have the confidence to take our concepts back to the drawing board to incorporate the latest technology, insights and innovations. To support this, we invest 4.5% of our total revenue every year in industrial automation, software development, robotics, control system technology, mechanical/electrical engineering and mechatronics.

Our R&D unit – around 650 highly skilled, technical specialists – works in close cooperation with our customers, suppliers, universities and industry experts. A typical R&D project team is a multidisciplinary unit containing several experts in their fields, and we offer them exciting opportunities for further personal development.

What about you?

To succeed in Vanderlande’s R&D department, you will need to be inquisitive, creative and proactive in thinking both inside – and outside – the box. You will also need a passion for technology, a sense of adventure, and have the drive for continuous improvement and innovation.

We will provide complex challenges for you to overcome with your talented colleagues. You must solve problems, outline any improvements or invent entirely new approaches, ready for integration into our portfolio. In addition, you will have access to the state-of-the-art facilities and resources contained within our Innovation Centre.

Our R&D efforts are based all over the world – in The Netherlands, Canada, US, India, China, Spain and Germany. Regardless of location, you will work professionally alongside enthusiastic international colleagues in solving complex puzzles. Working in an ‘open innovation’ environment, you must appreciate the requirements of our markets, customers and products. In addition, you will frequently find yourself outside your comfort zone and in doing so, thrive on it.

Our Research and Development jobs

R&D Engineer I (Controls – Siemens PLC)

Pune I, India

Qualification: B.E. degree preferably in Electrical, Electronics, Computer, Instrumentation or allied engg. branch from a recognized University/Institution Job Description 5-8…

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R&D PLC Development

Barcelona Office, Spain

As PLC R&D Engineer, your main responsibility will be: designing, developing, and managing the products and projects assigned to you….

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Sr. R&D Electrical Engineer

Barcelona Office, Spain

Vanderlande’s Engineering Department is responsible for the design, specification and commissioning of material handling systems for our customers. In this…

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Principal R&D Engineer

Barcelona Office, Spain

The Principal R&D Engineer at Vanderlande DCE BCN will be responsible for executing overall technology vision, shaping its technical strategy, and…

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Controls (PLC) R&D Engineer

Veghel, Netherlands

R&D PLC Controls Engineer Your Department You will be part of our Technology department where no two days are the…

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Data Engineer

Veghel, Netherlands

Data Engineer at Predictive Maintenance Failure Mode Driven (DSF) Vanderlande provides baggage handling systems for 600 airports around the globe,…

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Senior Splunk Engineer

Veghel, Netherlands

Senior Splunk Engineer at Operational Awareness team within Digital Service Factory (DSF) Vanderlande provides baggage handling systems for 600 airports…

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Lead FrontEnd Engineer

Veghel, Netherlands

Lead Front End Engineer at Data Bridge Team within Digital Service Factory (DSF) Vanderlande provides baggage handling systems for 600…

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Lead DevOps Engineer

Veghel, Netherlands

Lead DevOps at Data Bridge Team within Digital Service Factory (DSF) Vanderlande provides baggage handling systems for 600 airports around…

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Electrical Engineer Development (m/w/d)

Siegen, Germany

Ja, wir sind schon echte „Wow-Maniacs“. Weil wir aus dem Stand heraus Großes schaffen, im Kopf beweglich bleiben und immer…

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Sr. Scrum Master R&D/RTE

Veghel, Netherlands

Our challenge Do you like the challenge of working in a multidisciplinary R&D product development environment? Do you enjoy building…

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Product Owner R&D – Loopsorters System Team

Veghel, Netherlands

Product Owner R&D Your responsibilities You will be part of the System Team which contains experts in CICD, Test (automation)…

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